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Trends in IT 2021

28.09.2020

Do you know what future IT trends you have to get at work or in personal life? This article will reveal 4 of the biggest IT trends for 2021. 

Today’s technology industry is constantly evolving and very fast in a chain reaction of hurried technological. Technology has become an intrinsic part of life, deeply embedded in how business and people work and live. No matter where you live in the world, you will feel the way new technologies are reshaping your everyday life. So, how do you want your personal and work life to be changed in the year 2021?

Here are 4 top IT trends that your should consider:

1. Cybersecurity

As the technology possibilities increase and both companies and people use the technology solutions to a higher extent, the more important is the Cybersecurity getting. Based on the present world pandemic Covid-19, Cypersecurity has become even more important in the priorities of every company. The new world situation has resulted in a huge increase in remote workers, which places new demands for securing the remote workers identities and devices, together with the companies sensible information. The Cybersecurity technology is also constantly evolving in line with hackers, who are becoming smarter and more advanced. According to reports the global Cybersecurity market is currently worth $173 billion in 2020, and are expected to increase to $270 billion in 2026. Jobs in the Cybersecurity are growing 3 times faster than any other jobs in the tech industry; this is indicating the demand is increasing.

2. Augmented Reality

A lot of people have tried or heard of Virtual Reality, without having that much knowledge of what augmented reality means. Augmented Reality is becoming more mainstream, while more businesses are started to use it in their operations. Augmented Reality is already extensively used in the gaming industry, while more and more companies are starting to use it. Augmented Reality have a lot of opportunities for companies, example on solutions that allow consumers to visualize products and imagine what it might feel like to own the product or experience the service before actually purchasing it. And as the world adjusts the new limitations coursed of the pandemic, Augmented Reality may have a bigger role in the everyday interactions.

3. Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is already a well-used and known phenomenon, which is going to become omnipresent in a lot of technology areas in our everyday lives. Experts expect that 2021 is going to be the year where use of Artificial Intelligence is going to grow exponentially, and feature within nearly all tech services and products. A big advantage of using the Artificial Intelligence is also the availability to predict assess risks and maintenance, which the technology already is used widely for. Artificial Intelligence is set to transform working patterns, lifestyles, create enormous wealth and global productivity. The research firm Gartner expects the global Artificial Intelligence will create $2.9 trillion of business value and 6.2 billion hours of worker productivity globally, which gives an indication of the demand for this IT trend.

4. Edge Computing

Cloud computing and the cloud are no longer an emerging technology, but instead and omnipotent part of everyday life, where Edge Computing is the next big leap forward. Edge computing is a concept that is from the telecom and mobile sector and has now quickly spread to almost all industries. Edge computing is a networking philosophy concentrated on bringing computing as close to the source of data as possible. Compared to the cloud, the Edge computing is significantly more advanced while using it, it bypassing the latency that is present when using cloud computing.